UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbiːmɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bēming)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a beam of [light, energy, radiation] (from)
  2. [focus, shine, shoot, point] a beam of [light] at
  3. [focus] a [light, laser] beam at
  4. [blinded, put off, harmed] by a laser beam
  5. detect an [infrared, ultraviolet] beam
  6. focused like a laser beam
  7. turned on the [fog, full] beams
  8. supported using [steel, wooden] beams
  9. using steel I-beams
  10. duck under a low beam
  11. supported by a single beam
  12. using [external, internal] beams
  13. The beam had [rotted, become damp].
  14. walk across the balance beam
  15. compete in the balance beam
  16. The balance beam is her event.
  17. fall off the balance beam
  18. [win, participate in] the balance beam [event, competition]
  19. a [perfect, great, clumsy] dismount from the beam
  1. he was beaming at her
  2. she was (just) beaming
  3. she was beaming with [pride, joy, excitement]
  4. beam a [satellite, radio, TV] signal
  5. the [light, flashlight, headlights] beamed
  6. the [light] beamed into [his face, his eyes, the room]
  7. the [light] beamed through the [darkness, night]
  8. beamed the [light] [into, at, over]
  9. beamed her up (to the ship)
n as adj
  1. a particle-beam accelerator
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